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Almandine Garnet Specimen


Item: almm168
Natural color purplish-red garnet crystal weighing 287.2 carats
Garnet Crystal Dimensions: 1.3" x 1.2" x 1.1"
Mined at Piaui, Brazil
Price: $14.95
This naturally etched dark reddish-purple almandine garnet crystal (also known as almandite) has rounded dodecahedral form that was considerably modified due to its formation within a sillimanite-biotite mica schist host rock. It is translucent to semi-transparent.

Almandine Garnet Specimen


Item: almm169
Natural color purplish-red garnet crystal weighing 657.8 carats
Garnet Crystal Dimensions: 1.7" x 1.5" x 1.5"
Mined at Piaui, Brazil
Price: $18.95
This naturally etched dark reddish-purple almandine garnet crystal (also known as almandite) has rounded dodecahedral form that was considerably modified due to its formation within a sillimanite-biotite mica schist host rock. It is translucent to semi-transparent.

Almandine Garnet Specimen


Item: almm170
Natural color purplish-red garnet crystal weighing 1372.6 carats
Garnet Crystal Dimensions: 2.4" x 2.2" x 1.8"
Mined at Piaui, Brazil
Price: $38.95
This naturally etched dark reddish-purple almandine garnet crystal (also known as almandite) has rounded dodecahedral form that was considerably modified due to its formation within a sillimanite-biotite mica schist host rock. It is translucent to semi-transparent.

Almandine Garnets in Biotite Schist


Item: almm157_garnet-mineral-specimen
This garnet in matrix specimen weighs 0.3 lbs
Almandine Garnet Specimen Dimensions: 2.2" x 1.5" x 1.4"
(57 x 39 x 35mm)
Mined at Itabira, Brazil
Price: $21.95
This natural almandine garnet mineral specimen has biotite schist matrix with reddish-purple almandine garnets (also known as almandite) exposed on its surfaces. Some of the garnets show partial terminations with rounded dodecahedral form that was modified due to their formation within a biotite mica schist host rock. The garnets are translucent to semi-transparent.

Almandine Garnet with Biotite Schist


Item: almm165
Garnet in Matrix Dimensions: : 3.2" x 2.3" x 1.5"
Mined at Itabira, Brazil
Price: $21.95
This natural mineral specimen has a large reddish-purple almandine garnet weighing over 1/2 pound that is partially covered with biotite schist.

Almandine Garnets in Biotite-Sillimanite Matrix


Item: almm167
Natural red garnet in matrix specimen weighing 1.3 lbs
Garnet in Matrix Dimensions: : 4.5" x 2.6" x 1.7"
Mined at Itabira, Brazil
Price: $46.95
This natural mineral specimen has large reddish-purple almandine garnets with chatoyant sillimanite sprays and black biotite along with a small amount of quartz.

Large Almandine Garnet with Biotite Schist


Item: almm162_garnet-mineral-specimen
Natural garnet in matrix mineral specimen weighing 2.1 lbs
This almandine garnet mineral specimen measures 4.0" x 3.6" x 2.7"
(101 x 91 x 68mm)
Mined at Itabira, Brazil
Price: $54.50
This biotite schist matrix specimen has a single large almandine garnet (also known as almandite). This large garnet weighs over one pound and measures over 3 inches across! It has rich reddish-purple natural color. The garnet is translucent to semi-transparent. It is partially covered with biotite mica.

Almandine Garnets in Biotite-Sillimanite-Quartz Matrix


Item: almm173
Natural color garnet in matrix specimen weighing 3.4 lbs
Garnet in Matrix Specimen Size: 6.4" x 4.2" x 2.9"
Mined at Itabira, Brazil
Price: $74.50
This natural decorator mineral specimen of sillimanite-biotite-quartz matrix has reddish-purple almandine garnet (also known as almandite garnet). The sillimanite is chatoyant with blade-like form.

Almandine Garnets in Biotite-Sillimanite Schist


Item: almm152
Natural garnet in matrix specimen weighing 4.0 lbs
Size: 5.6" x 4.7" x 3.5"
(142 x 119 x 90mm)
Mined at Itabira, Brazil
Price: $81.25
This decorator specimen of sillimanite-biotite schist matrix has reddish-purple almandine garnet (also known as almandite) with a small amount of blue iolite as well. The matrix consists predominantly of chatoyant sillimanite with long blade-like form.

Garnets in Matrix


Item: almm174
Natural color garnet in matrix specimen weighing 4.2 lbs
Garnet in Matrix Specimen Size: 6.5" x 4" x 3.6"
Mined at Itabira, Brazil
Price: $84.50
This unique decorator mineral specimen has a matrix of chatoyant blade-like sillimanite and black biotite with a small amount of quartz along with reddish-purple almandine garnets (also known as almandite garnet).

Garnet in Matrix Decorator Specimen


Item: almm164
Natural garnet in biotite-silllimanite schist matrix weighing 11.1 Lbs
Garnet in Matrix Dimensions: : 7.5" x 6.5" x 4.5"
Mined at Itabira, Brazil
Price: $168.25
This large size decorator mineral specimen has a matrix composed of black biotite mica intergrown with long radiating formations of blade-like chatoyant sillimanite. There are several large reddish-purple almandine garnets (also known as almandite) exposed on its surfaces. The garnets are fractured and they are translucent to semi-transparent. See also a back-view photo of this large almandine garnet decorator mineral specimen.

Large Almandine Garnet Crystal


Item: almm171
Natural color garnet crystal weighing 4550 carats (2.0 Lbs)
Almandine Garnet Crystal Size: 3.3" x 31" x 2.7"
Mined in India
Price: $234.25
This dark reddish-purple almandine garnet crystal (also known as almandite garnet) was found in India. This large garnet crystal is translucent and shows good dodecahedral form with some naturally abraded areas and terminations in good overall condition. See also an opposite side view of this large almandine garnet crystal.

12040 carat Almandine Garnet Crystal


Item: almm172
Natural color garnet crystal weighing 12040 carats (5.3 Lbs)
Almandine Garnet Crystal Dimensions: 4.7" x 4.2" x 4.2"
Mined in India
Price: $382.25
This dark reddish-purple almandine garnet crystal (also known as almandite garnet) was found in India. This large size garnet crystal is translucent and shows fairly good dodecahedral form with some naturally abraded areas and terminations in mostly good condition. See a side view of this large almandine garnet crystal. See also another side view of this large almandine garnet crystal.

43.9 pound Garnet in Biotite-Sillimanite Matrix Decorator Specimen


Item: almm155_garnet-mineral-specimen
Natural garnet in matrix mineral specimen weighing 43.9 lbs!
This almandine garnet mineral specimen measures 14" x 11" x 6"
Mined near Itabira, Brazil
Price: $562.25
This large size decorator mineral specimen has a matrix composed of black biotite mica intergrown with long blade-like chatoyant sillimanite. There are several large reddish-purple almandine garnets (also known as almandite) exposed on its surfaces, each garnet measures from 2 inches to 3 inches across! The garnets are fractured and they are translucent to semi-transparent. There is about 30% chatoyant sillimanite intergrown with the biotite mica matrix, and there also is a small amount of blue iolite as well. The photo at left was taken under daylight, see also a back-view photo of this large almandine garnet decorator mineral specimen.
 


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